People of Medieval Scotland
1093 - 1371

Document 1/7/26 (RRS, iii, no. 26)

King Alexander II for Saint Kentigern and Walter, bishop of Glasgow; has granted that they may have a burgh at Glasgow with a market every Thursday and with all liberties and customs which any of king's burghs have. He further instructs that all burgesses who remain in said burgh shall have his firm peace, and prohibits anyone from disturbing this, up on his full forfeiture, as charter of King William, his father, to Bishop Jocelin of Glasgow and his successors bears witness.
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23 July, 1215 X 1221
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Dating Notes
23rd day of July, inauguration of King Alexander × introduction of plural of majesty; probably before Bishop Walter left for the Lateran Council
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RRS, iii, no. 26
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RRS, iii, no. 26
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Document type notes
Formerly H1/7/15; Handlist, no. 40

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Date Short Summary Subject Object
23 Jul., 1215 X 1221 Father of Alexander II, king of Scots (d.1249)(Familial relationship) William I, king of Scots (d.1214) Alexander II, king of Scots (d.1249)